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A Pennsylvania man indicted in the Brooklyn fire at the home of a wounded rabbi 13



NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A suspect is in custody in a fire that set off four alarms in a Brooklyn rabbi's home and left more than a dozen wounded – and he would have a furious rage against the rabbi.

A few days after the fire, Matthew Karelefsky, 41, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, was arrested by police.

He was charged with attempted second degree murder and arson.

Karelefsky, who also goes through Menachem, had a kind of grudge against the rabbi.

The rabbi's son, Ezra Max, told Samantha Liebman of 1010 WINS that Karelefsky was suffering from mental illness and needed help.

"Apparently, he even wrote a manifesto and he said:" If I can not do it that way, I'll do it like that, "Max said. "And while he was in prison or in a psychiatric facility, he read," Oh, we can destroy people's reputation, so I'm going to destroy his reputation. "

He accused the rabbi of being a pedophile on his LinkedIn page and left a voice message in Hebrew calling for the erasure of his story.

Even more amazing – a photo of the suspect posted on social networks would show a tattoo on his arm saying, "Never let the HATRED – KILL Rabbi Max."

The Max family tries to focus on the positive aspects after the fire of their home.

"My father said that these are bricks and stones.It's just wood.These are just things.These are things.Baruch, that's our life, we have our life ,? said Ezra Max with tears.

The fire on East 17th Street in Midwood started after Thursday 4am and quickly spread to two neighboring houses. Thirteen people ended up in the hospital, including a six-week-old boy suffering from smoke inhalation.

The police video shows someone coming out of the house after the fire.

It is not known when the suspect must appear in court.

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